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EVENING DULLETIN, HONOLULU, T.-ltt,' THUIt3DAY.'DKC. 31. 1908.
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DECEMBER 31, 1008
A GRAND GOOD YEAR.
'MAYOR FERN AND HIS ADVISERS.
llcst of mountain nml mnrlno
lews. lluuso linn 4 bed
looms; largo liinnls; modern
cniincl plumbing; Kite and
electric lights; serv ants' qunr-
tern; latindij; largo grounds
with shrubs and trcos.
SOME ARE WORKMEN
BUT MANURE NOT
But Even Then There Are
Not 100 Carpenters
I'lnc marine vlow;
rooms; laigo tannin;
lnrn; norvanta' quTitcru;
100 x ISO.
The Jcar 1II0S linn been one of un-1 n n statement obvlouslj framed b
usual prospcrltj foi the 'lcrrltorj of 8 private secrctnrj, It Is nsscrted
litwall. Piovldciito hns been Mud. that .Major 1'eru made his nppolnt
lleturns from liulustrj hac been ex- ments Inst evening "after n tonsultn
tciillnniilly good. The community tlon with his political advisers that
lias been free fioni serious dUnstcis lasted till after midnight."
of mo character. ihu list of appointments offered
lu nil the outward evidences of .without fmther explanation Is n per.
lhoe things that miiKu life worth fat d"iiions(r.itlou of the fact that
living... the people of Hawaii havo 1 Vi n Is In tbo hands of his "polllkal
been showered with blessings. Itulvlscrs"
Huh man must answer to his own in othci words, Mr. Tern Is t trad-
cuttscitutu whether ho has done the Ing on tho d.ingcious ground of bolng
utmost that was lu blui to give ns the agent of u M.tjcirnltj ring,
he has rertlved, and render to the Tho II u I I c 1 1 u hopes that Mr.
roiumunllj mid to his countij lu pio- Tern will mal.o n bucccss At prcs
portlim as tho lomfoitH ami upportii-'cnt, his futuio is Impossible to fore
nltlos of life have icndcred his re- east.
HI onstbllltles greater In the first place, the Major by
As tho jcar Just closing has beon n oath, but not jet lu olllce, has named
good one, wo inn) still hope and bo- n great number of iifflcors for nn
liovo that tho ear about to begin oqiiul number of offices that do not
will bo bettci; that etch citizen will I now exist. Tho municipal law cre
do his full share with perhaps a tlt-intcs a frnmo-work of government,
tlutnpre for full iiicamro In uplifting Tho Supei visors h.ivo jet to fill this
iroinl siiind.irds and helping his fed- n and crcato positions for which the
Sjwd wk LoM
q it. font IkyHvncLU
MR. ROOSEVELT, EDITOR HE ACCUSES, MAN
HE DEFENDS AND WRITER WHO DEFIES 'HIM
ir'thls hns been a jenr In which
jou -have had opportunity to prove
jour Injnltj tu jour country and
linvc Improved It, stilvc to make tho
coming twelve mouths n period In
which further patriotic effort will bo
evliletired nn J out p irt.
.The II u 1 1 u 1 1 n finds In tho re
view of tho twelve months a record
of accomplishment, pleas-int associa
tion with Its patrons, and its steadily
growing futility circle of renders.
The last j ear has been n good one.
. The next j ear w 111 be butter un 1 hap-
pier because a 1 trgtr, vigorous body
' of II u I 1 e t I n builders for a (lieatcr
Honolulu will bo enlisted In a magnif
the communltj null for tho souls of
Investigate, probe, go deepl
And, while doing this, 1113 HON-
W linvo seen thai this Is n very
hard thing for womo alleged reform
ers to do
Let t'letn he honest becnuso llicv
have to Let the community wmll
ment demand Tarts nml tho TIIUTII.
In place of crimtnul Innuendo nnd
NEW MEXICO'S GOVERNOR
ASKS FOR STATEHOOD
Good-bje. .Old Year.
You havo been good to Ilnwnll.
And thus paved tho waj for better
dnjs to come.
That's right, plaj ball,
vide for a winning game
Thls hns been n poor jcar for hold
up ngltators. Next jear will be
Hawaii's Now Year messngo to dis
tressed Sicily Is nno of mighty sin
ccic and practical sympathy.
Whj shouldn't the Major appoint
tho laborers as well ns the lutias, II
he Is to tun the whoto business?
i Don't get ready for the New Year's
resolutions by being so bad that jou
i are convinced tho reform should bo
a ill u 31
v Thoso shoes and that hat of tho
uncntight burglar with tho battered
bend nro still In tho hands of tho po-
lice nml the burglar Is at largo.
Major has inndo nominations.
Perhaps the Mnjor Intends to force
tho hand of the Supervisors Per
haps ho has framed up nn ngi cement
with tho new Hoard by which he
Is to nominate this long list of offi
cers and hnvc It confirmed. Perhaps
ho Is striving to promote good gov
ernment. Perhaps ho Is doing poll-
Whatever the thought of tho Maj
or or tho Intent of his "political ad
visers," It Is very obvious that tho
practical result of tho program will
bo for the Mnjor to build up a politi
cal midline which shall enrry to tho
uttermost limits of government.
It would seem from tho nrrny of
names presented that the Mnjdr of
Honolulu 13 tho fiovornment. Tho
onlj mission In life foi the Supervi
sors Is to shout "Kokun!" or
"Auwe!" as the acts of tho man at
the head of tho show appeal to them
ns good or evil.
And thoj must presumably talto It
out In shouting. The appointments
are supposed to be made tho feot of
tho Secrctarj arc In the crib, there
lire Jobs to burn, nnd tho popular
Itinid of underwriters has nothing to
tnj for two j cars, which Is a long
time In n pntronago fight.
In all tho practical phases of good
government, It Is hard to find a good
I enroll why tho Mnjoi of any city
thould nppolnt tho head of a clcp.il t-
ment nnd then, reserving anj confi
dence ho might havo In this depart
ment head, appoint all tho cniplojes,
from bottle-carrier to spittoon cleaner.
Consequently It is hard to deter
mine what the first Major of Hono
lulu, In session till long nfter mid
night with his "political advisers," Is
Wo know who tho Mnjor-olect Is.
Who nro his "political advisors"?
Where do tho peoplo como in?
Declares "Wide-Awake, Progressive,
Intelligent Population" Should
WASHINGTON, I). C, Dec. 20.
"We have a wldc-nvvake, progressive.
Industrial, nnd Intelligent popula
tion, and wo want to bo treated like
In theso words Governor Ceorgo
Currj of New Mexico asks Statehood
for his Tcriltory In his annual rc
lort to tho Secretary of tho Interloi,
made public todaj-,
Governor Currj snjs Now Mexico's
creelt Is excellent, thnt no strikes
mar the record of Its Industries, tho
laws enictccl by Us Legislature nro
good, gambling Is prohibited, and tho
"Sunday closing" religiously enforc
ed. So, he concludes, Now Mexico de.
serves Statehood. The Governor said
that the population of tho Tenltorj
If more than 450,000 and that theie
Is moro than $300,000,000 worth of
propertj In New 'Mexico, In addition
to Its coal, timber, nnd fertile lands
He asked that the Carey land act
ho extended to tho Terrltorj', nnd th
bill now boforo Congtess providing
for a seventh Judicial district for
New Mexico be enacted Into the law.
nvldently there nro not loo citizen
carpenters, out of work, In Honolulu
The 'Offer of $1 per day for skilled
workmen, bj the' constructing qunr
tcrmaster lu chnrgo of the i.ollohun
cantonment work, has not scented tho
necessary skilled workmen and tho
authorities mo on the horns of a di
lemma. Though there Is no 1 iw that requires
tho Army otllclals to emplov citizen
labor, they nro very loth to do other
wise, believing thnt where govern
ment monej Is expended It should gi
to tho peoplo who pay the tnxes nd
owe allrglaiico to tho government Tor
ibis renson, when thu constructing
qinrtcrmhster ndvertlscd for 100 cir
peulcis -jcsteidnj he Informed his
eleikH thnt onlv Americans or He
wall ins should be hired.
The oulei seemed n perfectly nut
uial one and tho clniks thought noth
ing ngboiit It it th.il time. Hut pret
ty soon tho fun lit gan Tlrst, them
wero no means of telling which of hi
applicants weio carpenters and which
Many of thtuo who applied admitted
that they had been working nt other
trillion, or Jobs latelj, but all Insisted
that they wero competent to hnujlo
hammer nnd siw If thej' only wore
given a chance. Sonic of them looked
lather doubtful, but the qii.uteriutstui
needed workmen, to hu gave them
Out to I.eltohtin the men weio ship
pod. Then begsn tho fun. The ndvor
ttsement lequlied Hut each man fur
nlsh his tunls and bedding; there weio
somo Btiaiige an.ija of tools In the
equipment that tho men cnrrled along
That something was wroim could eas
lly bo seen from the disgusted vvjv In
which tho rcnl carpentem lu tho outfit
looked upon tho would bos
Tho work was parcelled out nmom.
the men, and they weio told to get
busy. Somo of them got busj In much
tho way that tho nvcrago househoMor
docH when ho htartn to fix tin reef
Thero wero broken fingers, and chow d
boards. lu plnnty after half nil li'iui s
Tho roil cirpentcrs "kicked" ut be
ing forced to do their own work am!
that of their four llusili'g U3s"cl3tes
as vveHjllkuwIjujilhey did not so vhj
any man shdiiTii 'pet J I a dnj fc-r let
ting another man do his work. 1 ho
rtato of affairs'' (pilcklj c:n)o to ilia
.mention of tho jiuarterms-.er. This
morning ho scooted for Iellchtli P n
htirrj-, and thero will doubtless bo u
largo consignment of noar-oarp'niers
shipped in from tho reservation
But thero is no another dlfilcultv
to bo fuced. ):veii'Wllh nil the ii plb
cants who prcsoifjed themselves count
ed in, ino quota rails rur short l ion
Tho cantonment must ho rcadj fi tho
I'lfth Cavalry when tho legln.ent
reaches hero on January 12 Unb'si
nn unexpected quota of csrii'iilorf
turns up, tho ntithoiltlcs will pud.idj
havo to hlro JipinoHu and Chinese, foi
there Is not enough tlmo lo ge wmk
men horo from (ho Coast.
Joseph Pulitzer, whose prosecution for cilmliinl libel President noo'cvolt practically demands nt tho hands
of the Government's Depaitment of Jnstlto in connection with published stittements relative to tho
$40,000,000 IMnninn Canal purchase, Is editor nnd proprietor of the New York World nnd tho St.
Louis Post-Dispatch. While bltterlj opposing Hie nomination of William J. llrjnn for tho Presidency lu
tho Inst campaign, tho World was tho lending newspaper In tho support of tho Democintlc ticket In tho
nst, Douglas llobliibon, whom the Piesldcnt defends In his message nnd whom ho declares was vicious
ly maligned In tho Woild's Paulina Cannl nrtlcles, la Mr. Hooscvelt'a hiotlier-ln-law and n wealthy nnd
prominent real cstute dealer in New York. Poultnoy lllgelow, who throws down tho gauntlet to tho
President, ptnctlcnlly dailng Mr Hoosevelt to proceed against hint In court for his statements relnllvo lo
the Canal, Is n writer of lutein itlonal prominence nnd u personal filcnd of tho Geinnn Ihnperor. At
present he' Is in New Yoik.j
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vtrrimi. .taTaHHHHHiH;jaAn.'.su m
ft ' What havo jou done to help Hono-
' lulu glow? If jou havo something to
ju.joiir credit for this jcar prep no to
fereato a linger balance for next jcal.
"' Hon. Mi. Pern tiiescuts rather ft
t r Inn d problem for critics. You don't
, know wjicthcr Genial Joo or his Po
litical Advisers are tho ones properly
" Picsldent Hoosovelt sees In tho
licw jear a rclcnso fiom hard work.
.lln Imu n llvnlv Kcrltninimn beforo him
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k thni will mlil Riilrn to tbn lone rest ns
-T ii prlvato citizen.
4 If tbn Democrats don't find enough
jtt I'olnta in which to successfully test
tho municipal law. mere ib always
tho liupo that somo will bo discov
ered for them nfter thoy get Into
9 .. ..
i, tlnpA'd n ttintif-lit in be revived
"when jou huvo the community moral
' tono ou jour mind;
When Kudolpli Sprecl.cls told nn
lfc iibsembly of HonolulanB the story of
El iuo HUCl H pilipunuis nil e,l"lt. CUV
, bunion niiii snicuereu,
When Uudolph Spreckels told that
i samn storj boforo a body of S in Tran-
rlfcC.iiiH, thoj hissed!
Now, eoiiiuiitdltj moral tnuo Is tie-
teimlned bv the attitude of the peo
plo toward rilBhoncsty nnd cilmliinl-
Any leglslatlnn is inopportune for
Hawaii when It hns not been cnreful-
ly considered and npproved by tho
Tho Blgnnturc Is that of Major
Pern, but tho hands of political nd
vlsors are sticking out on nil sides,
ns If ndvlscrs wero anxious to con
vince tho people) that thoy nro tho
ones nctunlly doing tho work.
GET THE TROTH.
Nuuanu Avenue $50,00
Nuuanu Avenue $35,00
School Street ?.00
Quarry Street $22.50
Kinau Street $25 00
Lunalilo St. (furnished) . . . .$40.00
Alapai Street $10,00
If there Is anj thing good In Iwl
lel, let it ho known. ,
If tho rottenness of Iwllel lll-faoio
has degraded the officials or official
stands lu any department of our gov
ernment, let the fact be known.
Get at the TRUTH.
We nlieady know what tho chlof
biothel-keeper of the evil section ot
tho city did to the "leform ndmlnls
tintlon" of tho pnllco department.
We also know that dishonest, de
signing, eiliiilual-liilndcd persons
have done their utmost to misrepre
sent those facts, shift tho burden of
Incompetence If not worse, and at the
samo tlmo malign and besmirch lion
'llieiu Is oveij evidence that the
old ciliiiliial cnmesterB nro still ut
work on tha same old game of smirch
ing decent men to sitlsfj hnlc
Honest luvutglntloii la good lot
Two bargains in Makiki District
$2650 and $1800.
COR. TORT AND MERCHANT STS.
The old, old sloij as to whether Cir
cuit Judges hold their ofTlccs until
their successors havo been qualified
has again como to thu front. Tho
Ihrco Chcult Judges whom Governor
Prenr noiuinntod havo not jet been
confirmed by tho Senate ot tho l'nltol
Tho matter hns been brought to tho
attention ut Acting Governor Moll
Smith. Tho Hoards ot Supcivlmis
nuibt qualify bj filing n bond, whim
must bo npproved by tho Clicult liuU'u
of thnt Jurisdiction. 'Ilia question has
mlseii em tho Island if Hawaii as to
whether thciu nio anj Ulieult Judges
until tho Semite hna confirmed their
appointments. Acting Attorney Gen
crnl Whitney has lendercd an opinion
Hint tho Judgoa hold ofllco until their
rucccssors tuu qualified.
Cnll at the B u 1 1 e t i n office and
get a frco list of tho new fire alarm
numbers and all the changeg.
RATES ARE LOW
New Idea Magazine
New Idea Patterns
arc now here and show the very new
est styles and ideas in dress.
PATTERNS 10c en.
Washington, Dec 15 President
Hoosovelt Tuesday sent to tho oenato
n statement concerning the ptu'wfe
of tho Panama canil piopertj b the
langtuigo chin ges thnt thero va nnv
thing wiong lu Hie .icqulslllon by ih
IInlii.il States of tho cum pupeiu
"llieso stories," ho savB, "wo first x
brought to mj intention as pi.bllidiei
lu u paper lu lndliiupolls, called "lhc
News' edited b Mr Delavan binli'i
Thu stories weto scurrilous and libel
out In ch.nactcr nnd f.ils.0 lu every us
ucntlnl particular. Ml. Smith shclleis
hlniKelf behind tho excufo th.it hi
meiclj accepted the ntuteini nts which
had apiicaied lu a papei publlhhed In
Now York, 'tho Woild, own Ipj Mi
Josenh Pulitzer. It Is Idlo to saj that
tho known character aio Mien mat ino
ttntcmcntM In that piper will bo be
lleved by nobody; miioitiinatelj, tliou
wndH of poisons nro 111 iufoiniiil In
Ihls iCBpect, nnd bellevo tho state
ments they sto In print oven Ihiuwli
ihoy appeal In a nowspaper published
bj Mi. Pulllzei "
neuealcil peals of l.uwhler greeted
llio le.ullng of this opining pai.iM.tph
of Ihu Picsldent j icusti.o in con
gross ou tho Panama canal chugoh to
I'M'. An tho peeictnn read tho it iti
incut that tho chawi wero -false u
ovciy parllcuhu,' Sen.iloi Hillcj
laughed outilght in he was ) inn g
along tho renr ot tllo ch.inilei In bin
scat. Olhoi Senators on both Bides of
tho chnniboi Joined w th lilin, and when
the readei leached tl statoimnl tint
n statement lu u nowspipoi which ho
mentioned would not b- bi'leved iheiy
wus general nieirlnieii.
Only a Biuall nuuumr of Pinat'iiH
were picteut when t'i ie nllng w is lo
giin and It was hurtled lliioiigh, tho
papers ncconunm lr tho mesfapc nit piodmt.
being rend nt a!
Tho iiic"-ic elicited tho gieitest
Interest III tW "'t ise of Itepteteliti
llvet.. liu n. nb ib t.:ivo ctosi nttci
Hon diir'ni, tho icidins of tho docii
incut nnd thero vms a ilpplu of huuh
ler over the Pi ealcleut'o (hkr.i:till7ii
tlon of Jnniiih Pulitzer, publisher of
(bo New N i't V. oil I Tho messngo
with Its ace impitnjlnj papers vns ic
rcrred to a cmnmlMiv
Accomp ! 'It c Hit! 1'rcaldtnt'ii.mcb-
pngo was a h u b I u'.'.o of dneumuiti
bearlng upon t'to transfer of tho cannl
uronorty to tho United States. JInnv
of theso documents vero lu I'lencli
without English translation Theie
was nothing wh'ch thov od dlrecth the
icrsons who ircilvod tho SIOO0OO0C
paid bj tho Unite I Slntcs hut theie
vjjjjiiUt4eHrtr?roTnbout 7010 Btoek
holders In the old nnd now Paiinmn
Cnnai companies all of them citizens
of rrnncu nnd of tho Colombian ro
uiiIiHo. Thero was not a iiaiuo of u
cltU-ii of tho United Stitea In tho cu
MADE FAMOUS BY ITS ADVERTIS
E-M-r Car Appealed to Public
Through Daily Pi ess and
"If theio Is a fclnglo argument left
In favor of magazlno udvoitlslng for
automobiles, I'd like lo hai It," h.ijb
i:. I.eltoy Pcllctlei, who haudles tho
oxtenblvo advertising ot tho Hvorltt-Sletzgcr-riandeis
factuicis of tho 11-M-r. e.n. "1'hoy
ttteil to toll us that tho high-dabs
magazine was ubholtitoly neietoaij to
'establish' a new eoneiiil en
These and other HOLIDAY GOODS nt
Tliriun's Book Store
'a. nL if
We beg to call attention to our
Large "New Stock of
' Service Plates and
Cups and Saucers
These good were selected with great care nnd com
prise the very best in ths nrt of China Decoration,
Sold sii'gly or by tl.c dozen.
H. F. WICHMAN & CO., Ltd.,
I think tho short, hut cx-
ti.ioidlniirj historj of Hie i..-iu.-i .
0" tails n complete refiitallon oi
thnt el-lni It icuila .iliuost HKu u
Tho eimihluntlon of tho men who
compilso tfio now fninmu Hvcrltt-Metygei-PI
indorB organization was
Hist thought of last Match, and tho
lonipinj was not nctunlly Incorpor
ated until Julj Tho only nnnouiice
ments thU cinnp.iiiy hns mndo havo
been tltiough nutomobllo trade Jotir
nitls nnd tho dally pioss no havo
not oven tu-ed tho big weeklies, nl
thotigh wo tonslder them excellent
mcillii for auto.uohllo advertising.
Tho fact that wo am known to bo
nrdent bcllovers In tho potencj tho
nll-suinclencj of tho dally nowspi-
per, tuny havo had something to do
with the heaitj support wo received.
"Wo contlnuo to advertise, slnto
o output Is fully sold to dcnlcrs
and alieadj moro than half absorbed
by Indlvlduat bujeis, Hist for tho
gintls ptihllcltj wo havo iccelved on-
talls tin obligation wo cotiBldei It
us ho would u unto ot hniul Unit wo
nio lu Itonoi bound to niako good,
second -mid this Is a puiely selfish
lensou while tho limu-o Ih not nt
this moiiirnt on Hie, we see no good
ic.imiii feu cnneellng tho nsiitnnie.
Advertising wo look upon ns tho best
foi in of biibliuss lnsuinnco nml tho
dailies, tho soundest underwriters wo
Dlschniged beivant knoekB out her
former emplojer In a wago dispute
nt Sm Pi inn 1st n feriy.
"Itecoid Hook" iciltes nchiove
liiniila of me nibi ra ot California Unt-
iievv veislty t Int. of 1S0S.
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