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VOL. XI. NO. 4201.
CATHCART UPHOLDS SUPERVISORS' ACTION
Roosevelt Wants Power Por Commission
Power To Compel
WASHINOTON, D. C, Jan. 6. PrcsMcnt Roosevelt in his message
to Congress points out the necessity of giving the Interstate Commerce
Commission the power to compel the attendance of witnesses and the
giving of testimony.
Dogs Devour Corpses
And Attack Survivors
NAPLES. Italy, Jan. G. Dogs arc
and are attacking the survivors.
The Cathedral is a total wreck.
ROME, Italy, Jan. 0. The Government has decided to remove tem
porarily all the survivors in the districts destroyed by the earthquake.
PORT SAID, Arabia, Jan. 6. The battleship Georgia went ashore in
the Suez Canal today, but was refloated. She suffered no damage.
The first squadron has sailed for Naples. --
BLACK SEA TRAGEDY
ODESSA, Russia, Jan. 0. The Russian steamer Satslow was sunk in
collision with the Greek steamer Pojcdiony. Thirty-four lives were lost.
WASHINGTON. D. C, Jan. 6. Collector of the Port of San Fran
cisco Stratton has been re-nominated bythc President.
llll.O, Hawaii, Jnn. G. (Special by Wireless to tlio II n 1 - 4
lot I n.) Ono man la clenil, another In In tlio hospital serious- 4
ly Injiiri'il, mill a third la suffering frenn liurlK, as tlio result n( 4
mi urrliliMit which took phuo on tlio lllln lirpiikwulor Inst 4
night. V. U. Johnson, chglliurr In charge of ono of tllu big 4
rr.incH, wns tlio mini killed. Inspector Willard. nttuclicil to tlio 4
rrtino crow, Is consigned to tlio hospital, while lleaalcj-, iilintli- 4
cr employe, U wounded. 4
, Tlio tlirco nicn weio nil ntt.ichcd In one of tlio big crimes 4
which Is imeil for lifting tlio Bre.it locks lined In tlio construe- 4
t lent of tho llllo breakwater, Into place. A llvo-ton rock was
heliiR pluced on tlio work when tlio iiulinieed crane Kawo wny 4
nnil feel Into tlio Hen, cnrryliiR Johnson with It. Tlio crnno had 4
started hoisting without a signal, It Is tlnlmcd.
, No Inquest will hn held over thn reiniilns of tlio dead man. 4
Tlio funeral will ho held today. Johnson was formerly employ- 4
cd hy tho Hawaiian Dredging Company
Spring x Styles
Wilson Bros, and Gluett
Two of the best and most reliable brands' of. shirts
made today. Stop and take a look at them. Handsome
Patterns, Finest Material, Big Variety.
Corner of Fort
.'w -vMi& . ju&mM
3:30 EDITION A D0CWR
gnawing at the corpses at Messina,
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and Hotel Sts.
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10 PAGES. HONOLULU, TERRITORY OF HAWAII, WEDNESDAY,
BAD FOR CREDITORS!
Garnishments of County
Held To Be Now
Tho change of tho form of govern
ment from Hint of tho County of
Onliu to that of tho City nnd County
of Honolulu appears to lie a sad one
for those who have Judgments against
employes of tho County, with tho
County Auditor ns garnishee.
Auditor lllckncll stated today that
ho hnd been ndvlscd by tho City and
County Attorney that tho garnish
ments directed ngnlnst tho County
of Oaliu were not valid as to thn City
nnd County of Honolulu, nnd ho wns
advised to decline to withhold any
proportion for the benefit of creditors
from tho wages of employes, agninbt
whom Judgments had liecn obtained
with the County ns garnishee.
Tlio consequence will he' thnt tho
gentlemen . who hold garnishment
Judgments against tho employes will
linvo to obtain new judgments.
Among these, II. T. Mills, Willie I'o-
tcrBon, and B. (. l'errelra aro said
to bo tho most prominent.
It Is, howevor, quite prohatilo that
this question will bo tested In tlio
courts, us Cnthcart'B ruling Is being
(Continued on Page 2)
kmkiui is name
GIVEN MARINE CAMP
Captain Fay Appointed
Captain V O, Kay, commander of
tho United Stntea marines, stationed
hero, has been appointed quurtcnuns.
tcr of tho lunrlno battalion, which Is
expected to arrive on the U. H. 8. Iluf-
talo, January 14. Ho will not perform
Ms now duties until nfter tho arrival
of Mnjor Charles 0. I.nng, who will
luio command (if nil thu United Stntes
murines in llnwall.
News of tho appointment of Captain
Kay ns quartermaster of tho marines
wns iccelvcd hy cable by Captain flees,
commandant of tho Naval Station hero.
Tho murines, according to tho latest
cablo from Washington, wcro to leao
San Krnnclscn in tho Iluffnlo yesterday
for Honolulu. Whether thoy actually
left or not ran not bo ascertained at
present, no further udvlccs having
been received here. It Is expected,
ho over. Hint n cnblo will bo rocelvoci
Tho murine battalion will consist of
four companies, 103 men nnd 14 0(11
( crs. As soon as Hie men arrive, thoy
will bo stationed mnkal nf tbo present
marlnci camp. Tho grounds aro amplo
to aceoniniolnt'i ihn men comfortably
(Continue! on Paire 2)
Consider the advisability of
makinp; out a will NOW.
Think of the necessity of leav
ing an "iron-bound" will
one that not even Jie clever
est lawyer can smash,
Our business is-to draw up
wills in proper leal form. Wc
do it free of charge, if made
one of the executors.
023 FORT ST.
Losr H,s F03"-A bulletin ad found it-ask
The principal business of the meet
ing of the Hoard of Supervisors this
afternoon will ho the taking t"i of tho
report of tbo Committee on Itnads,
llrldges, Parks, and Public Improve
ments. This will provide for tho
"engaging of the emplocs" of tho
road mid garbago departments, care.
being taken to use this term Instend
of that of "appointment of otllrers,"
In order to bring thn matter within
the Jurisdiction of the committee.
Tho samo old force ns was employ
ed under the County wilt bo employ-'
cd by tho City and County. Tom
Cummlngs will bo retained In charge.
ot the road and garbage departments,
but his tltlo will be changed to that
of "Hoad Ovorseer," and bis salary
will be reduced to Slinu n month.
It Is expected thnt tho other com
mittees will tlio reports of a similar
Information has reached bore from
a reliable source to the effect Hint tho
War Department at Washington will
condemn nil tho beach property mu
lling up ns fur ns tbo stream on tho
Diamond I lend sldo of tho Ou'.rlgger
If this story proves true, It will1 moan
that the property on which tho Srasldo
llotol Is situated will bo taken by thq
government for military piirposos.'aml
tho U. S. property will extend right
up to thn edK" of the Moana hotel
grounds. Tho authority for tho story
c'ocs not caro to bo quoted, but ho Is
assured that tho news Is straight.
Major Wlnslow absolutely donlcs
that bo has plans contemplating tlio
condemnation or any moro land wnat
AT B O'CLOCK this afternoon thu
American-Hawaiian liner Texan sails
for Sallna Cruz. She will carry a largo
cargo of sugar.
IF YOU WANT FRUIT
SHIPPED TO THE COAST
and want the BEST, leave your
order with us.
Island Fruit Co.,
ALEXANDER YOUNG CAFE.
Chairs, Rockers, and Tables
NEW LOT JUST RECEIVED.
J. Hopp & Co.,
(LEWERS & COOKE BLOCK)
JANUARY 6, 1909. 10 PAOES.
G. W. SMITH SAYS
HE WILL RETIRE
Will Have New
Ocorge W. Smith, President of tho
Merchants' Association, this morning
publicly announced his Intention to
step out of tbls position, which ho
has now held for six years. I
"I shall not hn a candidate for tho
ofUco of President of tbo Association I
this year," snld Smith, when asked '
about (he matter this morning. "I j
"1 have held that odlcc for six years, I
and It Is time for someono else to
step In to do the work."
Smith was nsked if It were correct
that Krcd. I,. Wnldron, would prob
ably bo his successor as President.
"Yes," ho ntiBwered, "Mr. Wald
ron will probably bo elected presi
dent. This would bo tbo natural
step to take, as he Is now tbo vice
president of the Association."
Tho annual meeting of tho Asso
ciation will take place somo tlmo this
month, but, owing to tho fact that
tbo officers are now busy with tho ad
ditional work which always accom
panies the new year In business cir
cles, no definite dnto has ns yet been
set for this meeting, at which the
new officers will be chosen.
KL1LA SITUATION .
Hugh' Howell Makes
Report To Marston
Hugh Howell, County Knclncor ot
Mnul, has submitted his report on tho
situation in tlio drought district of
Kula and has also reported that tho
preliminary surveys for tho new plpo
line, as suggested by Asslstarit Su
perintendent Kluegul, have been com
pletcd. Kroni tho toxt of Howell's re
port. It would appear that thcro Is
plenty of water to supply tho dry dis
trict, If a pipe-line Is established to
carry It. Lack of time and funds
kept Howell from carrying hla Inves
tigation any further.
Ho states that In tho month of No
vember tho driest weather In that
district since tho rain gauge was es
tablished In 1904 was experienced.
This dried up tho water supply to a
considerable extent, though from No
vember 2G to December 26 tho flow
from tho three principal streams wat
never less than 1,000,000 gallons per
Howell otiggcsts that, It thn pipe
tint) Is built, I ho consumers should
store their water In cisterns. Ho
states that each household has a cis
tern capacity sufficient tq hold wa
ter enough to last them for four
months. This would tlda.them over
A Watchwprd Of The
us about it
Cathcart's Opinion j
Upholds Republicans 1
City and County Attorney Cathnri, If there were no offices to which J
this afternoon gave his opinion to
Mayor Kern In answer to tbo legnl
questions submitted by him Inst nlg'it
It reads In part ns follows.
In replying to your letter of the Mbi
Inst., asking my advice upon certain (
joints, I would tespccllilllj pn-uili,e
by sa)lng that It would lie illslngeuii'
mis in inv to affect to believe that join
request for my ndvlco Is dictated b
any bona (Ide desire to know or to fob
low my opinion on tho construction of
the law Involved.
In my opinion, under the Municipal
Act, the Charter of tho City and Coun
ty of Honolulu took effect at noon on
tho 4th day of January, 190!), mid was
not In effect In tho month ot Decent
Tho Charter evidences tho unskill
ed hand of the draftsman, and no eon.
structton thereof, ns n whole, can, in
my opinion, render the section cm
which jou have relied in making jour
Republicans Wn'i Buck
If Fern Uses Hawaiian
Tho use of tbo Hawaiian language Democratic factions of tbo Hoard
by Major Kern at tho Supervisors'! "I have been comparing tlio nugllsli
meetings may bo the cause of a iimvlr.nd the Hawaiian versions of tho Mil
ccrap between tho Republican and thoj (Continued on Page 2)
Mayor and Members
Of Board Clash At
Threo motions only wero put by
Major Kern at last night's meeting
of tho Hoard of Supervisors. Super
visor Logan put nil tho other ques
tions and the meeting wns moro or
less a repetition of that ot thn day
before, tho Major and tho Hoard
lighting from tho tlmo tho session
was called to order until tho hour of
Of tbo threo motions put by tho
Mayor, ono was for tho appointment
of a special committee to look Into
nnd consider tho iria'tcr of making .1
leaso with the Mclntyro llulldltig
Company for the ontlro second floor
of tho Mclntyro building, to bo used
as offices for the City nnd County
Government, ono was relative to tho
referring of tenders for supplies for
tho current month to tlio Commlttco
on Hoads and llrldges, and tho third
was tho motion to adjourn. All of
tho other motions, during tho two
hours that tbo Hoard was In stormy
MANUFACTURERS' SHOE CO., Ltd.,
ANY OLD FURNITURE you don't
need advertise it for sale in the
Bulletin. There is always some
one looking (or such things. There
is no hettcr way to reach them than
by a B u 1 1 e t i n Want Ad.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
'" "" "" nppo"'i.in phwit !
Ins when the ChiMer took effect, I
cannot see how an appointees of
jours could assume a noii-rxwtent of-
If It should be bebl that there wero
nxtnut certain olflies of the County
of 0.1 bll wblrh bee.'illie offices or tbo
City and County of .Honolulu, within
(lie meaning of Section M, nfter thnt
Municipal Corporation nunc Into ux
IMcncc, no possible innstruetiuu ot
la wiould lunkn oflleers out of band
masters, lamp-repairers, linemen,
lamp-trimmers, such as you hne at
tempted to appoint
Tho resolution of tbo Hoard of Hit
pen Irani of the County of Oahil. to
which on refer, abolished tilt boards,
committees, coiiiiiilsFlnns. ollleea, po-,
sltlons, and employments, nnd re-
pealed tho iIIcth actions b which
(huiIi were created, mid at the s-imo
tlmo rcncaled Its own rules mid reg-
(Continued on Page 2)
session, were put by Supervisor Lo
Minutes Start Fight
Tho light started with tbo r'cadlnc
ot tho minutes ot tho previous meet
ing. Tho Clerk wnded through pago
after pago of monotonous records, glv
lug In detail all that tbo Hoard did
at Its first bcsslon. At tho conclusion
of tho reading ot tbo minutes, a mo
tion thnt they bo adopted was duly
iiindo mid seconded.
Major Kern then nrose, saying:
"Outlomcn, I would request Hint tho
matter of adopting thosn minutes bo
allowed to icst over until u later
meeting. I do not bellovo that they
truthfully stnto what happened at
yistei day's meeting, nnd I request
time to look Into tho mutter beforo I
put tbo question." (Cries ot "Ques
tion!" "Question!" Interrupted Hla
Honor.) "I still ask for time," con-r.
Untied tbo Mayor. "I do not licllcvd
j (Continued on PnRe 4)
A New Lot of