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From. San Francisco:
Tenjo Mnhi Dec. 17
For San Francisco r
Ainorjca Mnru ,Dcc, 13
Moann .".....'.. Dec. -12
For Vancouver: ' - .
Help the Clerks to enjoy the Holt-
day Season by doining your shopping
Early besides, you will get the add
ed benefit of a better assortment bi
goods from which to choose. Bead
1 3:30 EDITION Anythingyou need or.yant for Christmas mayte fdund in the Bulletin
the B u 1 1 c t i n adj., then go ahead.
VOL. X. NO. 4188.
Shekels Buying Speed
1 o K each baar t ahcisco
Before Ruefs Sentence
, Tlint Itudolph Spn.cl.clR, tlio man who backed Sin Francisco's 4
f fight iig.iltistgrnrt, la inlng for extra coil In order that Ilia Tojti
4 Klsuu Knlshn liner Nippon Mnru tuny nirlvu In tlio flolddn flalo city -f
-f bifoio Alinilinni lfticf. Iliu contlctcd gruflor, fa sentenced, Is tlio
4 Htory that Is glton nut on loll.tblo rnithorlty. 4
4 It wan will hmmn hoio Hint SpicckcN clicoifnlly paid llio lino 4
4 of two liuiidivd dolIatH In order Hint ho might trn(d on (ho Nippon 4
4 Muni, mill It w.m glton out idioilly befoic tlio lio.il loft that liu did 4
4 this ko tint hu could cat Chrlslin is dinner at homo. lrom Inter do- 4
4 clopminlH It appeals, howotor, that Sprcckcls had something nioio 4
4 Ktrlmis In conteinpl itlon than nto-ct sent I men t. Ac-ordlng to Ills 4
4 friends, Hprtckels wishes to delay tfio sentencing oC Ilncf, If poislble. 4 .
4 until hu linn liecn tried ami ccintlctid on n number of tlio other 4
4 rlnirgs against him.' 4
4 "Sprockuls'n'iints In lend Kucf up for llfo," said tlio filend, "and 4
4 with tills end In tlow hu Is burning to Hun IYuncls(ii as fas ns tlio 4
4 Jlnru will rarrj hlni, to confer with tlio nttorncjs for the pioiccu- 4
4 Hon, Thu prosecution lias known all along that Itucf rould liu sent 4
4 to pilson for at least fifteen enrs, hut It Ic desired to glto hint ns 4
4 long ii sentence as nil his alleged ci lines merit, lie liuilo arrange- 4
4 mriilii hefoio he left hero ,horoliy he n'oiihl pay for all extra ooal 4
4 nsod In (ho trip to tlio Ctfnst providing llio vessel ai lived there be- 4
4 foro ltilcf was mintcnccd." " 4
4 lluef's senti nro Is i.ct ror Thin Hda of Ihls week, H.'.h :tlng tho 4
4 third day set nn I the second ptmt oiiunient. 4
4 It hits-boon generally thought Hint the reason Huefs bcntonco lint 4
been postponed for no long Is that the pro.scuitlnn Is trjlng to Ret 4
4 his ovldeneo i!;alnl his co-Rrnftcrit, and thus meltu bat a tilinfl 4
4 t term la pilson. ,Wprc.rkels' wishes rum, to ho nt variance with this, 4
4 as hu dcslien to gltu Huef thu limit In the, nay of punishment. 4
444444444444444 4 44,4 4 44-4 444 --
Droughts Have Cost
City Sum Of $16,265
Addltion.il expense In ,th' mini of
$ I C,,l'(',r has beon 'r instil tho oil or
lliinoliilu by tho nnfni'tien and Ioiik
drawn nut drought of the put two
Superintendent of Public Winks
Mniston Campbell will ask llio L'Mv
l.ttuio for a deficiency appropriation of
tho nhiiVo amount to rmtr tho gintl
iiddlllnnal uxpcnsu which has lu "i
c iiised, prlmurll) tluousli tho Ioiik eon
tinned thoughts, especially thiiu of
thu pabl IwlIvii iiionlhu, Thu appioprl
ntlou of tho last l.eglsl.ttuie iinilil tint
possibly enter Hip addftloual ovpeuso
though It would cisllj lt.no been mif
flclent hid Loudltiomi Pouti at nil nor
The appropriation did no' I V Inlo
loiihldirallou tho f.ttl Hi.it .ill of tho
pumps for tho water n.nteui of Hono
OUR HOLIDAY STOCK is something to be proud of.
Every article expresses eleganoe and refinement.
There is nothing in our store that a well-dressed
man would not be glad to have.
LADIES ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO INSPECT OUR ST03K.
. THERE IS ROOM FOR CAREFUL SELECTION pF GIFTS FOR HUB- ,
BAND OR BROTHER.
Shirts, Collars, Neckwear,
Handkerchiefs, Smoking Jackets,
Pajamas, Bathrobes, Hosiery, Hats
Ready-Made Benjamin Clothes To Order
The HASH CO., Ltd.
Corner of Fort and Hotel gfts. l
lulu would bu foircd In run IM hourj
of thu day, liiRtend of Hi hir.M as in
UjI, In order lluil tho Kood people of
thu tlty inlglit li.ucw ater. In thu np
pinpilatlon, tho pay for otiKlt.iuri nn.l
Ilremen was "only allowed for lj lirttirs
work per ilaj.-whllo as a matter of
fact, tlueo oxlrn hhlfts tif ivoikme'i
havo liei u necessitated, In sono crcva,
for tho paht clRhtocn nioiilln., and in
nearly all cases for tho past your.'
In additloirto the extra salmlos, a
hiruu aniouut or extra fuel was con
sumed, mid ,un u BivInK device, two
nil liuriiliiR apparatus wcio Installed.
TheFo litter ptmed to bn n Kreat sat
ing, for llio deficiency would havo been
considerably creator had en it been
utcd. Tlio total amount Hint. has been
p.ild nut for extra labor In keeping tho
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14 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY-OP HAWAH, MONDAY, DECEMBER 1808. 14 PAGES.
PETITIONERS EXAMINED IN
The Krc.it political war Is on! Kvl
denro In the matter of the petition
for u recount of tho votes for Maor
of the City and County of Honolulu
was taken before tho Supremo Court
of tho Territory Ihls morning, nnd
from the present appearance, It seems
that not only will every slRiior of the
petition bo examined, but also any
anil ever) one whn.lins been heard to
say anything, on personal Informa
tion or belief, regarding alleged
fiaud In the conduct of the election.
Few Petitioners Present
Six of the thirty-six signers of tho
petition wcro present when tourt
was called. Chief Justice JIartwell
slated to the counsel representing tho
petitioners and tho defendant that all
the signers of tho petition would
bo examined nnd It was therefore
necessary that tho petitioners bo
presont. George-A. Davis, In answer,
told tho Court that ho had notified
all of tho jictltlonors to be In court
nnd that they wore not present was
We have two very
choice pieces of. prop
erty in Kaimuki that
are real bargains. '
Good property is sell
ing f-.st in Kaimuki;
and bargains like these
will not last long.
Enquire Beal Estate
' LIMITED '
x 823 POET ST.
- .VVt, Jf"-L.i Aif't fy,;' r-"- tf-f '-?, nctf
through no fault of his. Clerk Thomp-'
son was Instruqtcd to tall oft tho
names or tho petitioners, who wcro
to take seats designated by tho Court
as their names were rend. Those who
answered the first call were James
Kullke, Muloe, William Henry, "Col."
Knox, Leland Stanford Conness, l-red
W. Mncfarlaae, and Keolnnul, Later
on during the morning many nf the
remainder of the signers put In an
Joseph J: Kern, M.-ivorVlect, was,
present, seated w(tb his nttorncjs, K.
St. Watson nriil Wn'dc Warren Thnyer.
John I.nne, Republican candidate for
the office nf Mayor, and for whom thn
recount Is being' urged, did not put
In itu nppcarnnce. (Icorgc A. Davis
and A. 0. M. Itohrrt'on represented
tho'potHlonerr, and A 1.. C. Atkin
son, chairman of the Republican Cen
trnl Committee, was also present. I
Whitnev Took Notes r . '
All of the seats In the roar of tho
room-were filled, and the S. II. O. '
Before Christmas Things
Will Have Been
Before Christmas the Honolulu Har
bor dredging Jub will probably havo
tetn finally accepted by tho United
States cnglmcr. The final finishing
touches aro now being glvon the work
and, It Is hellcu'd, that a cntipln of
dii)s mora will bee the completion of
Such of thu work as Is now ready
for tho acceptance: of Iho authorities,
has beon looked over, and It is undc".
Ltood that it Is wholly satisfactory. A
little work near Iho Quarantine Sta
tions Is all that now remains In bo
completed, and Hint is being hurried
Cilnnf n u intilitlt' na nnealliln luat nti
toon as the work Is completed, tho
Anal-Inspection will bo made, so that
theBcni of official approval can be
placed upon the whole thing at as
early a mlniilo as possible.
Tho Honolulu harbor contract em
braced tho dredging out nf about 400,
000 cubic yurds of earth and coral
rock, In order to provide ,a sato and
permanent ship channel.
.(Open Evenings till 11.)
THE PROMPT DELIVFRY
OF ALL MESSAGES LEFT IN OUR
CARE IS A FEATURE WITH US.
YOUR CHRISTMAS AFFAIRS WILL
HAVE OUR ATTENTION. :: :: :
Chairs, Rookers,. and -Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J1. Hopp tfe Co.,
(LEWERS & C00XE -BLDQ.)
sign was up. The crowd, besides
thoso heated In tho room and "thoso
standing up at the back, thronged
tho hallway and nlmost blocked tho
passageway. Acting Attorney Ocn--eral
W. U. Whitney was present with
n formidable notebook, .He took
notes' on thn testimony of all tho wit
nesses called by tho Co'urt to discover
It there was any evidence of criminal
Justice Wilder Didn't Vote
Thero wcro a number of amusing
Incidents to enliven tho tcdlounncss
of the' taking of testimony. When
Krcd. Ajacfarlane was being examin
ed, ono of ,tho questions nsked him
by tho Court, concerned tho precinct
In which he voted. Mncfarlano stat
ed, at first, that he did not know tho
official namo of the precinct that
Is, he- did. not know the number.
( "You voted In tho samo precinct'
as I did, .did you not?'' asked Justlco
Wilder.' t ,
(Continued on fmee "4
DRYDOCK WILL BE
Bids Have'Aiready Been
Called, For At
That tho government contemplates go.
!ng ahc'ad'with the construction of thn
Pearl Harbor drydock is tho opinion
of tlio authoritlcti hero, though no of-
flclal communication has In oh rerchrd.
ns jet, Tho Engineering NcWs of De
cember prints tho advertisement of
Iho Navy; Department, for bids tor the
construction pt iho dock,
Tho advertisement announces that
bids must bo In by noon on February
1G, 1909. tt Is dated December 1. tho
day on which tho order Ws formally
Ibsiiod. ' i . t,
The announcement states that copies
ot tho plans and specifications may be
bccurcd by nrosjiccUve bidders, by call
ing at the offices of Iho Bureau of
Yards and Docks In Walhlngton, or at
(he Naval Station here Hi Honolulu,
on December 14. No copies of the
plans and Biieclflcntlonshayo beon re
ceived hero and no Information of an
bfflclnl nature has comoj up to dato.
Tho advertisement for,blds specifics
e dock of ABOUT the following dl
mensions: 1140 feet long, ,130 feet
wldo. and thirty-flvp feetdeep.
Whether tho announcement thai tho
Contlnht4 on Ptfe 5)
' SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 21.
SUGAR:' 06 dejrree Centrifupils, 3.70
cents, or 74, per ton. Previous quo
tation, 3.73 bents.
BEETS: SB analysis, 10s. Parity,
4.11 cents. Previous quotation, 10s.
3-4d. ... '
"'Tit CkH.tma8 till
' r i i
Our nitt skipment of selected
fruits will "be made per steamer LUR
LINE, DEC. 18TH. Fruit sent at
this time will jtaeh Coast point in
plenty of time for New Tear's.
Island Fruit Co., .
Phone 15. 72 S. King St.
IN SUPREME COURT
WASHINGTON, D. C, Dec. 21. The Supreme Court handed down
its decision today in the case of McCandless vs. Carter, involving the ex
change of 47,000 acres of land. Th? decision is in favor of the Territory
"The matter resulted lltelf to two propositions 'snlih lodge Cooper,
who nppenrcd on tho sldo of the Tcrilmri. ,i tnntisi 1 tthen the rnsu u.inj
argued at Washington "The tlrst piopollton mis tlintlio t'nlted Stnti''
Supreme Court did not bno Jurisdiction to lev lew tho Judgment of 111",
Territorial Supremo Couit. This iijin the point to which t paid opcclnl
attention. , j
"Tho second proposition wns urgii'iicul on llio merits of the case, lt
being held thnt ctcn If Ilia United St.ites .Supremo Court hint Jiirlidlc-f
Hon tq relew tho Judgment of the Territorial Suprpinc Court, still tho
Jiidgmcnl of the Territorial Supremo Omit wns correct 'Xtlnrncy (Jen-
eral llenicnway liandied this point exclusheb
"This dispatch does not show on which or I hose two points tlio do-?
clslou was given, but In cither rime It Is lliinl ' -
: ta Revolt
AUCKLAND, N. Z., Dec 21. The cliiefs of German Samoa arc tire
paring to raise an independent flag and appeal to America and England
This Indicates further trouble. In Hntiionv The dirtlciiltlei of thoso
Islands were supposed In hate been settled when" they were tilt tiled bo
tween dcrmnny, England, anil Amer lei. Herman Samoa Ii.ik Its head
quarters on tho principal Island or the group nnd til Apia, which has lireu
tho center of all previous troubles.
BIGGY'S DEATH WAS ACCIDENT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.. Dec. 21. The coroner's jury returned a
verdict today that Chief of Police Biggy came to his death liy accidental
(Additional Cable News on Page 2)
-The Most Sensible
Are Handsome and Use
ful Articles for Wear
The Shoe Order is one of the most popular forms of
Christmas Gifts. It is a very acceptable gift in itself, and.
pleases the more because the recipient may choose the stylo
and sixe of the shoeto suit. The growing demand for
these orders is evidence of their favor. Our shoo orders are
sold to any amount, large or small. Try one this Christ
mas. SOME ITEMS IN OUR STOCK
FELT SLIPPERS, PARTY SLIPPERS, BATH AND
BEDROOM SUPPERS, COLONIALS, PUMPS, and GARDEN
TIES. SHOES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION.
SUPPERS of all kinds $1.50 to $3.50.
DANCING PUMPS and DRESS SHOES.
BOOTS, SHOES, and LEGOJNS of all kinds.
FOR INFANTS and CHILDREN
We have many pretty effects to gladden the henrtn of
, Children on Christmas morning all sensible gifts, too.
We got them especially for the Christmas trade. They aro
all ready now for your inspection.
OPEN NIGHTS TILL CHRISTMAS.
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.
THE PLACE TO BUY SHOES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
imiJ.u. ii iidHVi''''y