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From Ban Franciseoi
Tenyii Mnru Dec. 17
For Ban Francisco:
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Monna .Dec, 12
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3:30 EDITION Anything you need or want for Christmas may be found in the Bulletin
Help. the Olcrb to enjoy the Holl
day Season" by doining your shopping
Early besides, you will get the add
ed benefit of a better assortment of
Roods from which to choose. Read
the Bulletin ads., then go ahead.
VOL. X. NO. 4190.
14 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1908. 14 PAGES.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
AND HIS MEN
QOMPERS AND MITCHELL
MYSTERY SHROUDS CHANGES
IN HAWAII'S ORGANIC ACT
SWEEPING MEASURE ON WHICH NO ONE HAS BEEN CONSULTED
"I HOPE THAT CONGRESS WILL ADOPT THE SUGGESTIONS
MADE BY GOVERNOR FREAR. THE BILL AMENDING THE ORGAN
IC ACT WILL BE INTRODUCED TODAY AND THE HEARING HELD
Tills la from it iirlvnlu letter writ
ten by a Cabinet nnti'liil on December
S. It was received In tlie last mill
mill contains about the only ilellnlto
Information tbcru is regarding tho
details of tlie amendment of tlic Or
ganic Art tliat Is going on in Wash
ington. In addition lo tli In Is the statement
given out by Acting Governor Slott
Hiulth last Saturday, in which lie, out
lined iinicndmcirlR to bo recommended
by the. (lovernor and or which no oth
ei definite Information had been Klv
Tho question-) put by the Hullo
t I n last evening aro roti.'ihlorcd by
business men as iiartlciilarly perti
nent to tho situation.
They don't understand why nil Ibis
Serious work should bo going on In
Washington without apparent con
sultation of (ho cltlzomi who arc to
onjuy or suffer tho results. Tho whole
community considers tho amendment
ot tho Organic, Act n very lertous
matter anil one that should nut hn
gdno Into without serious and care
.1. I1. Cooke, who was on Ihn Advi
sory Iiiiud Commission, stilted this
morning that tho public, know that
the public hearings on mo land ques
tion wen: held with a vlow tho tho
amendment of tho OrKanlq Act, anil
ho presumed Hint tho Ooyprnor's
amendments wcru In llilo with tho
recommendations' of (ho Commission
lo strengthen tho homestead features
of tho hind laws. So far as that was
loncci'ncd, he thought the people hail
notice enough, and the surprising
fen tu rn was that the public did not
tnko a nreater Interest In tho work
and hearings of tho Commission.
The railroad bond guarantee
amendment, however, was opposed by
the. majority of that Commission.
Carl Smith of llllo was tho only
oneAvlio reported in favor of It'. Mr.
Cooko did not see ho tho. Governor
caupj.. t( Include, thls.iii hlsjjimontl.-
ONE BILL COVERS
Acting (lovernor Mott-Smlth
stated this morning that ho, had
f not been advised whether or not -f
tho Governor's proposed amend-
ineiitK, which wcro given in auli-
stnnco to tho prcsi somu days
f ago, hud as yet been compiled In 4
f n bill and presented In Congress.
f Ho said that alt the nmendmonts
f would prohnbly bo Incorporated
-f In ono bill, entitled "An Act to'-f
r amend Section 55 of tho Organic
tI t tt t
"I am very much of tho opinion
that wo should proceed with extreme
faro when amending the Organic
Art," Bald Mr. Smith. "I havo felt
(Continued on Page 3)
Castro, Gomez and Dutch Ships
That Barricade Venezuelan Ports
(.Special Diiljetln Wireless)
KOI1A1.A, Hawaii, Dec. 23
The three men (who were' blown
to sen in an open boat last Sun-
day wcro' rescued on the after-
noon of that same day by the
schooner II. CWrlght.
But Police Keep ilium
Another burglary, which was report-'
cd to tho pollco, but which Iho depart
ment has been keeping unlet about for
icasous ot Its own, occurred last Kun
day night at tho resldenco of Airlilo
Hoburtson mi King street, l'awan.
"I wntf dining nt (ho University Club
that nlghl," said llohcils'iii Ibis fore
noon. "And did not coino homo until
cpilte late. Tho huiglar evidently first
tried to gel In through tho bedroom
window, .-18 wo found marks from his
barn feet, which had been covered with
mud, on the veranda directly under
Hint window. Tho window was locked,
and ho gave up tho attempt. Ho then
went to tho kitchen window, which, I
ililnk, must havo boonjeft unfastened
by my .Inpauoco servant Ho had
placed n'linx under tho window, which
is somo distance from (ha ground, In
order to climb In.
"Tho burglar went through Iho
kitchen and Into tho dining mom.
Here a gas light was burning as well
r.s n kcroseno lamp on tho sideboard.
Ho turned out the gus light complete-
(Continued on Page 2)
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If you have not made out
your will, there is nothing
more important than that you
should do it at once. To neg
lect it may mean the undoing
of your life's work.
Come to us with your will '
we will draw it up in proper
legal form for you without
charge, if made one of the Executors.
923 FORT ST.
With but two more precjneta to bo
counted, the recount In tho Kauai
election contest Is now exactl' even,
linker mid lllake each have 425 votes
at the present time, thmigh it seems
that the end will be in favor of link
er. "All of tho ballots havo been
counted In every precinct, save tho
Fifth and 'the Sixth.
There are .still a number of chal
lenged' VDlea to-bo ruled op by ktho
Court, amPIt any or all of them ar
thrown out, "the rcslilt will be In far
vor of Uak'er, though 'Illake'a.attor.
neya havVftiallengcil n 'ntrnWeTrof
feMOTHtaVHSSSSSBtfSSSSSY TKSMvt llSrvVj ?M, " iliZL itB
I I W t 1f ! 41 1 llil - .Z.
Tho Rapid Transit Co: Has complet
ed the aurvcys for ItsJIno'to'thePoarj
Harbor naval station. Tho lino will
run from the present terminus makal
of 'the government road.
OUR HOLIDAY STOCK is something to be pcoud of.
Every article expresses elegance and refinement.
There is nothing in our store that a well-dressed
man would not he glad to have.
LADIES ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO INSPECT OUR STOCK.
THERE IS ROOM FOR CAREFUL SELECTION OF GIFTS FOR HUS
BAND OR BROTHER.
Shirts, Collars, Neckwear,
Handkerchiefs, Smoking Jackets,
. Office Coats,
Pajamas, Bathrobes, Hosiery, Hats
Ready-Made Benjamin Clothes -To Order
The KASH CO., Ltd.
Corner of J-Wt and Hotel Sts.
THE HAQUE, Deo23. The Dutch
warships in Venezuelan water have
been ordered to cease their activity
against Venezuela. It is believed
that the difficulties have been settled
by President Gomez.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 23.
SUGAR: Beets, 88 analysis, 10s.
3M Parity, 4.12 cents. Previous
flr"For Salt" cards at BulUtln.
75c to $1.00
from 5 o'clock till 8:30.
The Idea Is spreading in Venezuela that President Castro, who Ik now
In Krapco, hns gone foreyor. It Is stated' upon excellent European
information that, the President of tho South American republic has
;ir0,000,00n. on deposit, In , European bunks. Conditions In tho re
public nre assuming a gravo aspect, and General Gomez' has taken
the 'Presidency, whllo taking action to sccuro tho withdrawal ot
the Dutch 'warships. Thcso vessels are now making a dem
onstration along tho. entire const. Among the most powerful vessels
of Holland's navy nowion tho scene nro tbo Jacob Van Heomikcrk
and the flelderland. Orders have been Issued nt Washington for ono
or mote Auierl-.an vessels 'to hurry to Venezuela. I
WASHINGTON, I). C Dec. 23.
Chief Justice Wright of the Sunrcme
Court of the District of Columbia icn-
detcd his decision today in the famoui
Buck contemnt case involving mo
highest labor leaders of the country.
The decision is ngainst the icuern
lion of Labor officials. President
Gompcrs of the American Federation
of Labor was sentenced to one vcar
in Drison. John Mitchell of the Min
ers Federation was sentenced to nine
months in prison, and Morrison of
the Federation of Labor to six
The case involved the boycott
methods of dccluring certain con
cerns unfair. Tho defendants violat
ed a court order. Gompcrs admitted
that he fathered the publication of
unfair firms in his magazine. HitcU
ell was lcss"rcady to acknowledge rc
Tho case will be appealed.
JEFFERSON CITY. Ho.. Dec. 23.
The Missouri Supreme Court has
rendered a decision which ousts the
Standard Oil Company from the'State
and dissolves . the Waters-Pierce
Company, which is found to be a
conspiracy, in restraint of trade. .The
Waters-Pierce Company is one of the
notorious subsidiary organizations of
The regal estate of iho "Mayflower"
adjoins' and is surrounded by somo ot
the richest mines of California. UL'V
"MAYKLOWBll", STOCK. HUY IT
The Most Sensible
THE PROMPT DEL1VFRY
OF ALL MESSAGES LEFT IN, OUR
CARE IS A FEATURE - WITH US.
YOUR CHRISTMAS AFFAIRS WILL
HAVE OUR ATTENTION. :: :: ::
"'Tis Christmas till
Our next . shipment of selected
fruits", will be made per steamer LUR
LJNE, DEC. 19TH. Fruit sent at
this time. will reach Coast points in
plenty of ; time for New Year!.
Island, Fruit Co.,
Phone 15. 72 S. King St.
Chairs, Rookers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED. ,
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLDG.)
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 size of the shoe to suit. The growing demand for
these orders is evidence of their favor. Our shoe orders aro
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.
SLIPPERS of all kbid-$1.50 to $J.50.
DANCING PUMPS and DRESS SHOES.
BOOTS, SHOES, and LEGGIN3 of all kinds.
FOR INFANTS and CHILDREN
We have many pretty effects to gladden tho hearts of
Children on Christmas morning all sensible gifts, too.
Wo got them especially for the Christinas trade. They aro
all ready now for your inspection.
ti ' OPEN NIGHTS TILL CHRISTMAS.
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.
THE PLACE TO BUY SHOES.
NEW YORK. N. Y Dec. 23.
Frederick Burnham, former president
of the Mutual Reserve Insurance Com
pany, who is under indictment for
forgery and larceny, was found dead
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