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'fetfjtv. j&$ J , .S3 Evening Bulletin If you throw it away it is surely lost. Let a Bulletin want am turn it into Christmas money. Somebodv wants what you are tired of. A Bulletin Want Ad. wilkl 3:30 EDITION Bu,!etln Advertisiner-is'prof itable to Honolulu's Merchants the only reason worth while always find the somebody. VOL. X. NO. 4170. 12 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, NOVEMBER 30, 1908. 12 FADES. CHAMBER REPORT SITE CHA p ma ! ii m "ir ' From Ban Francisco: Aula .'.Nov. 30 For San 1'ranchco : , M Illloiilati Dec. 1 From Vancouver: Moann . . '. Dec. 12 For Vancouver: Mnkurn Dec. 8 .. . j. fc I fl tt PRICE 5 CENTS. AGAINST II Pf y ! f MERCHANTS Committee Report For Manuka Site Adopted Tho Chamber of Commeiee IIiIh nf toriKHin wont on lecoiil as being op poned to ail) change In Iho site (or tliu proposed Podoral building. Tin- ox change of (In. M iliukii rite fur tho li win propel t) Was coiiiloiimcil anil, with lint t.i dissenting Mile h. I In; niembui i of the Chamber In n spechl inviting iissemblid, iiik'I tho retention of thu MahiiKa pltu. That no eh inge should bo tnailo In tin- site fur thu l'odoial bulldl.l,; l 'hu Hint of the resolution drawn tip 1v t'w special coiumlttoo of Chimin"- if Com mcico, appolntc-d b Vlti I'll i"i'it"it Cooko Thi rommlttoo. In Its I" nit goes over tho ground thoroihl .mil ends 1 lecoinniciidlng that 'ho Malm Kii slto lie hhoiI foi the proposed l'ul oral structure In tho resolution the roiniull.cn in. oiiiiminlM that. If the Tionsiir IVparl iniMil li ik nil i ul taken such ettipi to vvnrd exchanging tho Malmk.i lto for tho livvin iiopcit that It can nut inn. SAKI CASE IS AGAIN OPENED SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30. The famous sake case has been reopened. This rase Involves about $400,000. In duties collected on sake Im poitcd llj liicichnnts of Honolulu. The Importeis lost on the first decision. Ask For. Withdrawal Of Coasfwis jWhuicio, at n Bpe lal meeting or tho membeis or this Association, held August 3D, 1907, action was taken nuthoilzlng tho petitioning of tho Ciiiieicsi or tho United States to authorize tho Picsldent to mispend, In his disci ctlon, from tho date .if thu pioclamatlon thcieof, tho Coast wise Shipping Laws of the United States as applied to passenger trnf lli lid v. ecu polls of the Tonltory ot Hawaii and tho mainland, In lov of the cungeHtcd conditions existing at that time, necessitating Immediate ullcf: ami, Whereas, conditions In regaid to facilities for pirfconger tinnsportn t lou hotween ports In the Hawaiian Iblands and tho PnclUc'CoisIt of thu r Made To Measure How would you like to have a suit made to your measure by the world's foremost fash ion tailors Alfred Benjamin &Co.? Select the cloth you piefcr from our big special line of samples, and we measmc jou and guarantee to fit you in a stylish, well-cut suit. "BENJAMIN" READY-MADE SUITS. The'' Kash . Co,, LIMITED Tort and Hotel Sts, Iy undo tho work, Congress sh ill ho pt'tllluiK'il In refuse Its consent to tho change. It Is furthermore recom mended that n coin? of tho lesclmloi bo sent to thu Dole-Kite In Coupusa ullli tho request that he uso hlx InPu ence against the piopostd transfer. Tho resolution was presented 1 1 the Chamber of Commerce at n upocl.il meeting this nfti moon at 3 o'clock i:. D Toiiuej noted ns chairman of the meeting. WOK nffiWllES The lii nvj winds havo caused no end of trouble at I'o.ir) llarhoi during tho p tnt couple of dujs Hveobody not In mid lo tho choppy action of wind swept seas Ik Buffering moro or t troni seasicknesses Thu lnrges and other floating hKck wcie reported to he pitching aioimil llko corks In a inoiinlalu stie.mi this moinltiK . 6 Law mainland have mateililly lmpioved since that time, with thu piospect or being h.jiu gieatly developed tluough assmances given this com munity li) llm Matson Navigation Compan of Snu 1'ianclKco; and, Wheroas, it is the piescnt, and has been tho polio and aim or this liod, that, as far as consistent with con ditions pxlbtlng lieio in regard to pissenger tiauspottutlon facilities between theso Jsl uuls nnd tho main land to lend Its effoits anil Influence tovvnid tho up-building and protec tion of mil Ameiltan mei chant mar Ine, believing that oncouragenicnt should bo extended to any American (ompiuy offeiing to afford us modern (Continued on Page 3) PASS SITE Merchants Building Take To the Members of the Merchants' Association: Your Special Committee appointed to draft suitable lesolutlons bearing on the Federal building site, after careful consideration beg to submit the following: Whereas, the Merchants' Associa tion has been advised that tho Trens nrj Department has under consider ation n proposal for an exchange ot the site for a Federal building for Honolulu, which thu United States (lo eminent has recently acquired, and which is called tho Maliuka site, and Whereas, In the judgment of the Association, such an exchange would bo detrimental to the best Interests or the ijnltcd Stutcs Government, and contra! y to the wishes or almost tho entire community of this city, .who would, with row exceptions, disap prove or such a transaction; there foie It Is llesohed. That the President ot this Association is requested to cable lo tho Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, and to tho Repre sentative and Governor of tho Terrl- tor of Hawaii, o-iklng that no steps bo taken In regard to such u plan until tu'ls Association has submitted eldences us to the situation, has pio Bcnteil the sentiments of this com munity as they now exist, and has cubmltted the reasons" why such n change should not bo made. nesohed, That n committee ap pointed for this puipose proceed wltlf out dcln to obtain a full expression of tho present vlows of this commu nity on this subject, nnd submit tho lesult, together with any facts that haevn hearing on this question, to the pioper authorities In Washing; Ion, In order that thuy may be fully Informed of tho situation, and be In u position to net accordingly. Your committee lecommeitdj also, tho following action, on the part ot our Association, as tending to bring out an cxpreislun or opinion from the citizens and taxpajcis generally. Motion to be made that the Hoard of Dlrcctois of the Merchants' Asso ciation immediately take a special postal-card ote by tho members to express thcli preferonco for or against an exchange of sites for the Government building, taking a gen eral postal card Mite by tho citizens 1 Get Rick Quick by haviner someone else do the drud gery. Ho use going; yourself when one of our boys will go quicker and give you time to matte money, TERRITORIAL MESSENGER SERVI0E. Phone 361, NO MATTER how small your estate, you should make a will, and it should be properly drawn up, in legal form. We will do this for you without charge, if made one of the Exec utors. Yourwife may be the other. Hawaiian Trust Coltd. 023 FORT ST. Ask For Delay of Site Action. Will General Postcard Vote nnd taxpners ot Honolulu, upon the; i:mll Hermit nnd Petrle offered ml kainc question. noi amendments to the wording of Memorial to be presented to the resolution, which had, however, Washington, to consist of: j no beurlng on the main points. Klrst The sjnopsls or hlstorj of Von llnmni moved to ndopt tho re the acquisition of the Maliuka situ, port. This was seconded 1 Parts, with the map showing the respective ( Macfarlane spoke on tlm paragraph locution ot the two situs under ion- mentioning the moral obligation of slderatlou. (the United States towards those who Second. Keasons why tho United subscribed to make the Maliuka stto States Government would bo better available. The Association should solved If the present site Is retained, assume that the officials would keep Mention that Judiciary and tho faith, und the paragraph might np- Unlted States Government officials were consulted atithu time. Third Ittasoni wh this comma nlty praters the present slta together with results of the postal-cnrd vote prouosed Fourth Mention moral obligation or the United Stat ok Government to keep faith with those who subscrib ed to make the present slto available. This was ilone on the specific under Elnndlnj that the building would be erected on the site If tho samo was accepted, Most of the subscribers had no direct or other Interest than to benefit the community at large. Fifth Argument, that oven If thcro Is only u. lAaaonablu doubt as to the wisdom oil the exchange, und if the values In ryestlon are presum ably In favor of the present site, that ,then tho present site Bhould have tho .benefit of such doubt, and no change Biiuuiu no iiiuue. (Signed) F. h. WALDRON. EMILi IlERNDT, JASJAVAKEriEI-D, C. O. VON 1IAMM, GEO. Wv SMITH. The above report of the Federal Ilullding Slto Committee of the Mei- chants' Association was presented at tho meeting held by thnt organiza tion this morning, a'nd Its provisions adopted The meeting was delaved somewhat owing to tho fact thnt the typewrit' lug or tlid report or tho committee had not been quite completed. The minutes of tho former meotlne were read. Tho report ot tho special commit tee was then read. Fine Meals Prompt Servioe Alexander Young Cafe Brushes Fine Bristles, Hardwood Backs New Stock just in at HoUistear Drug Co., Ltd. Wicker Chairs, Hookers, and Tables NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED. J. Hopp fc Co.. (LEWERS & COOKE BLDQ.) pear ns n, suggestion that they had been acting In bad faith Wuldron said tho point could be made In a delicate manner without causing any offense. Smith suggcsl- ed calling it "assumed obligation." Paris said tho United States did not acknowledge any obligations to wards the subscribers. Macfarlune further 'said thnt ref erence to the subscription of adjoin ing property-holders might havo a (Continued jm Page 4.) SWM'lSIIHIErltll. P-SljHI Arcblc Robertson and some of his friends jestcrday found an overturned sampan, floating near tho roof at Ka nlawal. It boro tho number IC5, und In It were round somo tax receipts In the namo or Tfrpokn Tho matter was re ported to Deputy Sheriff Jurrett, who Immediately made an Investigation. Ho found Hlraoka at the Ah I-eong block in Kakaako. The' man said that he nnd Ills part ner had been fishing In tho sampan last Saturday off Koko Head. When they word ubout our or flvo miles from slioro tho craft capsized. They wore thrown Into the f -n but managed to rlitht tho boat. Thu) coj' 1, however, U(it bale out tho water, nnd owing to tho fury ot the waves they had to lath themselves to tho sampan, which luck ily kept drifting towards the shore. When It was within a mile from land, tho two flshormen took out flooring boards, and supporting themselves on theso they managed to get ashore, abandoning their boat. loll IS LATE Tho Pacific Mall liner AbIu, which was due hero this morning from San Francisco, had not boen reported at 3 o'clock this afternoon. It Is Bupposed that tho Asia struck heavy weather, Inter-Island steamers having reported bad storms during the past two das. Tho Asia brings considerable mall from tho mainland. SUGAR. SAN FRANCI8CO, Nov. 30. Suair 66 analysis beets 10i. 14d. Parity 4.14 cents. Previous quotation 10s. 3d. Bulletin Business Office Phone 2S6, Bulletin Editorial Room Phone 185, Island Fruit a Holiday Gifts .! Why not? Can you conceive of anything nicer to send your relatives or friends for the holidays! Leave your order with ui and it will have prompt and careful attention. ; Island Fruit Co., 72 S. KING. ; PHONE IB. r RESOLUTIONS TRANSIT CO. WIN COTTON BRQ WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 30, handed down decision today in two The Hawaiian Supreme Court de ine the Rapid Transit Co.'s ten-minut waiian Court held that the courts ra diction over the company's schedule. The case of Cotton Bros. s. Ha was dismissed for want of jurisdict leged to have been lost by Cotton B cover the sum of $25,000. The decis that given in the local Courts. 700 KILLED IN STEAMER CHEF00, China, Nov. 30. A collision between two Japanese steam ers took place in the harbor today. drowned. BRITT TO FIGHT A LONDON, England, Nov. 30. weight, and Johnny Summers have Amnesty PEKIN, China, Nov. 30. An edict of amnesty will be issued on Wednesday. i i i mi 21 Chinese Escaped SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. escaped from the detention shed tod SATTERLEE TO SUCCEED NEWBERRY SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30. Herbert Satterlee will succeed) Newberry at Manila. He sails for his BOYS WERE FOUND DEAD SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 30. The Ventura boys frozen to death in the mountains were Clifford Thar p. Cuba Tharp, and John Blaes. 1 m MJkPtH m ma. . 'M 101 PUtW Owing to tho absence of Attorney Achi when his caso was called this morning, Ocorgu Kalelklnl, who Is nc ciiboiI of murder In Kallhl, does not tt know when his trial will bo held Achl has been retained to defend Ka lelklnl In the trial, und, although due notice Hint tho case would conio up to Chief A Patent dress shoe made with a feather-weight, flexi ble sole and innersole;, This gives the shoe that comfortable feeling that we like so much in our old hoes. They are made by one of the best factories from selected leathers by skilled, experienced workmen. Manufacturers Shoe Co., Ltd. 1051 Fort Street Phone 282 LOS The United States Supreme Court Hawaiian cases recently argued. B cision is reversed in the case involvl e service for Lihha street. The Hal thcr than executive officers had juris)! waii. involving the loss of a dredger!) ion. A Government dredger was al ros, and the Territory sued to ion of the Supreme Co.irt sustain! x.M COLLISION It is reported that 700 people wcic Jimmy Britt, the American light? been matched to fight on Feb. 22, For Rebels- 30. Twenty-one Chinese immigrants a v. post tomorrow. ' rfl bo bet for trial this morning In th papers Achl did not nppenr, nor cotili ho bo loc-ited. T Judgii Robinson Is trjing tho CascTo tho Torrltor) eisus Klmurn, thl morning, who Is charged vltli assault ing n biother ooimtr.vmun In tho Wlm ton block with a vvcain obviously un cmlncntl) dangerous to life Count Attorney Cathcurt Is prosecuting, nn' Attniuo Sam ChllllugvvoitU Is con ducting the defeuso j BULLETIN ADS PAY (vrml CMei turMrn MADE IN NEW YORK .vlRnlmlillnAw M N.iB"!3IWMl MttokxtieiviiAito&kmiu J. ,,tsrttfiks;;u.i- j?. ii.1i i r "' -i a-i-aw i - r--'V- ,r,V' y.a-.-..,w.